North Carolina Divorce Laws & Resources

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To learn more about North Carolina divorce laws, check out the information, links and resources below. Resources include in-depth articles on special divorce topics such as divorce and taxes and divorce and estate planning, links to divorce services and divorce attorneys in your area, and the code sections for specific divorce laws within the North Carolina code.

North Carolina Divorce Resources:

AARDVARC: Domestic Violence– This excellent resource includes names and phone numbers for anti-domestic violence assistance programs for every county in North Carolina, along with some statewide services.

Legal Aid North Carolina– This website is a useful and user-friendly gateway to basic legal information and legal resources for the state of North Carolina.

Child Support Enforcement– This site provides information and direct support for custodial parents seeking enforcement of child support mandates, and support for noncustodial parents seeking to pay child support effectively. The site is very easy to read and links to many other important government sites. It is run by the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:

Common Law Marriages

Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution

The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment

Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break

Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce

Effect of Divorce on Taxes

Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

North Carolina Family Law Statutes:

North Carolina Legal Separation:
North Carolina Family Code: Chapter 50

North Carolina Divorce:
Grounds/Fault ‘ No-Fault: North Carolina Statutes Chapter 50 – Sections: 50-5.1 and 50-7
Residency/Where to File: North Carolina Statutes – Chapter 50 – Sections: 50-8
Divorce Mediation: North Carolina Statutes – Chapter 50 – Sections: 50-13.1
Annulment: North Carolina Statutes – Chapter 50 ‘ Section 50-4

North Carolina Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: North Carolina Statutes – Chapter 50 – Sections: 50-20
Spousal Support: North Carolina Statutes – Chapter 50 – Sections: 50-16.2A

North Carolina Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: North Carolina Statutes – Chapter 50 – Sections: 50-13.1
Child Support: North Carolina Statutes – Chapter 50 – Sections: 50-13.4

North Carolina Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:

Find an experienced North Carolina Divorce Attorney at
Find an experienced North Carolina Child Support Lawyer or Custody Lawyer at
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How a Family Lawyer Can Help

North Carolina Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce. – Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

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